ICC Charges 8 People With Match Fixing Activities: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged 8 people and some others, apart from 3 Indians, involved in corruption activities in the Emirates T10 League played in UAE in the year 2021. Accusations have been made against the officers. Among the Indians whose names are included in the list revealed by ICC, 2 people are team owners. Apart from this, the name of former Bangladesh team player Nasir Hussain is also in this list.
Among the Indians involved in corruption activity are Parag Sanghvi and Krishan Kumar of Pune Devils, a team playing in this league. Both of them are co-owners of the team. Apart from this, the third Indian is Sunny Dhillon who is a batting coach. Along with accusing all of them of corruption, the ICC said that the allegations are related to the Abu Dhabi T10 League in the year 2021 and attempts to fix matches in that tournament. The ICC had appointed the ECB as a Designated Anti-Corruption Officer (DACO) for this tournament and these charges are being issued on their behalf.
In this statement issued by ICC, Sanghvi has been accused of betting on match results and other things and not cooperating with the agency in the investigation. Batting coach Sunny Dhillon is accused of trying to fix the match. Apart from this, Krishna Kumar is accused of hiding facts from DACO.
Everyone was given 19 days to file their reply
Former Bangladesh team player Nasir Hussain, who is included in this list, has been accused of not informing DACO about receiving gifts worth more than $750. Apart from this, batting coach Azhar Zaidi is among the other people included in the list. Manager is Shadab Ahmed and UAE domestic players are Rizwan Javed and Saliya Saman. Along with suspending 6 people, the ICC has given everyone 19 days to respond to the allegations.
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